Unemployment falls in two-thirds of states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's states last month, the latest evidence that the strengthening economy is encouraging many employers to boost hi..
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Poll: Students use social media to aid careers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - Sure, social media like Facebook and Twitter are distractions for young people, but college and high school students also use them to make important education and care..
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Bahraini activist's home tear gassed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Human Rights Watch official is calling on the government of Bahrain to investigate a Monday morning teargas attack on the Bani Jamra home of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab.
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Probe: McChrystal did nothing wrong

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gen. Stanley McChrystal lost his job when Rolling Stone magazine ran an article in which some of his aides made disparaging remarks about the vice president and others. But a newly released investigation by the Department of Defense inspector general finds neither McChrystal nor any of his aides did anything wrong.
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Burkina Faso names new prime minister after weeks of unrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Following weeks of unrest, Burkina Faso\'s president named a former ambassador as the country\'s new prime minister, state media reported Monday.
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Goodluck Jonathan wins Nigeria election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence has broken out in cities across northern Nigeria as supporters of incumbent Goodluck Jonathan say he is poised to emerge as the winner of the country\'s presidential election.
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Spokesman: Horror in Misrata grows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The nightmare in Libya\'s war-torn city of Misrata intensified Monday amid more shelling on the city and desperate measures to get medical care, an opposition spokesman said.
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Car bombs explode at Baghdad Green Zone entrance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suicide car bombs exploded Monday morning near a security checkpoint at an entrance to Baghdad\'s Green Zone, killing three people and injuring at least 20, officials with Iraq\'s Interior Ministry told CNN.
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U.S. defends role in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S officials defended America\'s role in the NATO-led mission in Libya Monday, amid criticism that Washington is not doing enough as the coalition struggles.
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Stocks fall on new U.S. debt rating

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

NEW YORK (AP) - A warning from Standard & Poor's that the agency might lower its rating on U.S. government debt has sent stocks on their worst slide in a month. S&P said to..
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Witnesses: Dozens wounded at Yemen protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of protesters were injured Sunday by Yemeni security forces as thousands packed into anti-government demonstrations, witnesses and medical personnel said.
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Ahmadinejad: West to blame for regional unrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed the West for unrest bubbling throughout the Middle East and North Africa in a speech Monday on Iran\'s National Army Day.
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Sources: Syrian forces kill 24

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces killed as many as 19 people over the past two days in areas where anti-government protests have been under way, opposition sources said.
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Poll: Students optimistic despite money doubts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The American dream of life getting better for each new generation feels like a myth to many of today's young adults. After coming of age during a deep recession, most ..
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Match.com to check users in sex offender registry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Online dating site Match.com says it will begin screening its users against the national sex offender registry. The president of the popular singles site Mandy G..
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Radiation near Japan reactors too high for workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- A pair of thin robots on treads sent to explore buildings inside Japan's crippled nuclear reactor came back Monday with disheartening news: Radiation levels are far too high..
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South looks to recover from killer twisters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SANFORD, N.C.- North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue plans to tour areas that were hit hard by a ferocious storm system with killer twisters that ripped through the South, killing at ..
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FAA gives tired controllers an extra hour to rest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Air traffic controllers will get an extra hour off between shifts so they don't doze off at work, but officials have rejected another proposed remedy: on-the-job nappin..
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2012 presidential candidates 'friend' social media

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK - Republican Tim Pawlenty disclosed his 2012 presidential aspirations on Facebook. Rival Mitt Romney did it with a tweet. President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election..
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Japan death toll rises to nearly 14,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from Japan\'s earthquake and tsunami rose to nearly 14,000 on Monday as efforts continued to stabilize a crippled nuclear reactor plant. INSIDE THE EVACUATION ZONE | \'UNCHARTERED\' MENTAL HEALTH TOLL |
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